NTX File Extension

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Clipper Database Index Format
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What is NTX file?

Full format name of files that use NTX extension is Clipper Database Index Format. NTX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. NTX file format, along with 341 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The software recommended for managing NTX files is dBASE. Software named dBASE was created by dataBased Intelligence, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and NTX files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support NTX file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support NTX files. Files with NTX suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support NTX file

Windows Windows

How to open file with NTX extension?

Being unable to open files with NTX extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with NTX files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with NTX files.

Step 1. Get the dBASE

Problems with opening and working with NTX files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with NTX files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install dBASE. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading dBASE installed is by going to developer’s website (dataBased Intelligence, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of dBASE

If the problems with opening NTX files still occur even after installing dBASE, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of dBASE is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that dBASE cannot handle files with NTX may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of dBASE should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Clipper Database Index Format files with dBASE

After installing dBASE (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open NTX files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the NTX file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where dBASE is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open NTX files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected NTX file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select dBASE and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with NTX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the NTX file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the NTX file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the NTX in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the NTX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. NTX file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the NTX file’s structure is intact

If the NTX file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with NTX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Clipper Database Index Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open dBASE

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support NTX files. Close all running programs and try opening the NTX file.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Clipper Database Index Format file. It may be the case that the NTX files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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